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Eaton Teases Electric Truck Transmission Ahead of NACV Show

Eaton said its new four-speed electrified vehicle transmission operates at higher speeds than its traditional internal combustion gearbox counterparts, with gears optimized for typical electric motor performance and power curves for maximum efficiency.

Truck Technology Is Global and Local

Even as innovative technologies leap borders, the engineering focus of truck builders and suppliers remains fixed on meeting the needs of local markets.

Eaton Showcases Near- and Far-Future Technology

You may think of Eaton as primarily a transmission company, but at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, this fall, they showed a range of future technologies both near and far, from transmissions for electric vehicles to autonomous vehicle technology to waste heat recovery.

Transmission Trends

The swing continues toward heavy automated products, but manuals still dominate. Light and medium trucks are almost all ‘shiftless.’

MATS Focus: Integrated Drivetrains and Automated Transmissions

If there was an unspoken theme to this year's Mid-America Trucking Show, it was probably the focus on integrated drivetrains. And Martin Daum, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, had some interesting things to say about automated transmissions in general.

Powers Distributing Invested in Diesel-Electric Hydrids

Powers Distributing, Lake Orion, Mich., was the first company to buy a significant number of diesel-electric hybrid trucks using the Eaton Hybrid Power System. That may seem like a big jump for a relatively small fleet, but the 74-year-old company has a deep commitment to social responsibility and that includes sustainability.

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